mockernut hickory

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Related to mockernut hickory: pignut hickory, shellbark hickory
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Synonyms for mockernut hickory

smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut

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During autumn, when acorns are fresh and abundant, the weather is warm and foraging costs are minimal, a squirrel could fulfill its energy requirements more quickly on a diet of easily eaten acorns and should store both pignut hickory nuts (Carya glabra) and the larger mockernut hickory nuts (C.
White oak acorns (Quercus alba), pignut hickory nuts (Carya glabra), and mockernut hickory nuts (Carya tomentosa) were collected from locations near Wake Forest University.
During experimentation six white oak acorns, three pignut hickory nuts, and three mockernut hickory nuts were offered to each animal daily.
The prominent "true" hickories include shagbark hickory, shellbark hickory, pignut hickory and mockernut hickory.
Also commercially important is shellbark hickory (Carya laciniosa) which looks a lot like shagbark, mockernut hickory (Carya tomentosa), and pignut hickory (Carya glabra).
Shagbark hickory, white hickory, red hickory, mockernut hickory, pignut hickory, shellbark hickory